Frequently Asked Questions

What information can you give me about selling and buying a house in Scotland?

Basic information on selling and buying a house in Scotland

Sellers

Our head office is open until midnight during the week and 10pm at weekends. We are open throughout the festive period too.
Yes, we only use professional photographers to market your property in the very best way. Having professional photographs will really show off your property to its full potential, on websites as well as in your property schedules.
This is a pack of documents that gives potential buyers information about a property for sale. The report consists of three components: a single survey; an energy report; a property questionnaire.
In 2004 the government extended the Anti Money Laundering Legislation requiring estate agents to verify the identity of their clients. This formality is conducted with the minimum of inconvenience.
Yes, we believe that the seller is normally the best person to conduct the viewing of your property as you know the property best. We would only book viewings that are mutually agreed with the seller and buyer. However, if you choose McEwan Fraser Legal, a viewing agent can conduct all viewings for you or days you are not available. The choice is yours!
Yes, frequent communication between the agent and client is essential. We are both looking to achieve the same goal and will review your property with you regularly. At McEwan Fraser Legal, we will constantly ask for feedback and you can view it from your personal tracking board.
Conveyancing is everything that needs to happen to legally transfer your home to the buyer. You will need an experienced solicitor to make it all happen smoothly.
Every property sale is different. Both your situation and the buyer’s situation need to be taken into consideration before this question can be answered accurately.

Buyers

We sell all types of residential houses and apartments, including brand new properties in association with builders and developers. We also sell a range of commercial properties ranging from Bed & Breakfasts to shops and offices.
We sell properties throughout Scotland.
Yes. We have a number of affordable properties on our website. We also work closely with mortgage brokers, potentially making it easier to obtain a mortgage.
The keys for your new home will usually be held by the Estate Agent or Solicitor you are buying through and can be collected on the day of completion. However, you will have to wait for solicitors to confirm that the appropriate finances have completed at the bank before keys can be released to you.